Tag: Huey Lewis and The News

Wednesday 4/20/22 10pm ET: Feature LP: Huey Lewis and The News – Hard At Play (1991)

Hard at Play is the sixth album by American rock band Huey Lewis and the News. It was released May 7, 1991 on EMI for most of the world and Chrysalis in the UK. Hard at Play peaked at number 27 on the Billboard 200 pop albums chart and produced two top 40 singles, “Couple Days Off” and “It Hit Me Like a Hammer”. Music videos were released for “It Hit Me like a Hammer”, “Couple Days Off”, and “He Don’t Know”.

“Build Me Up” 4:28
“It Hit Me Like a Hammer” 4:01
“Attitude” 4:00
“He Don’t Know” 4:15
“Couple Days Off” 4:56
“That’s Not Me” 4:15
“We Should Be Making Love” 4:01
“Best of Me” 3:57
“Do You Love Me, Or What?” 3:46
“Don’t Look Back” 3:44
“Time Ain’t Money” 4:46

Huey Lewis – harmonica, vocals
Mario Cipollina – bass
Johnny Colla – guitar, saxophone, backing vocals
Bill Gibson – percussion, drums, backing vocals
Chris Hayes – guitar, backing vocals
Sean Hopper – keyboards, backing vocals
The Gospel Hummingbirds – backing vocals (4)
David Fredericks – backing vocals (5, 10)
Mike Duke – backing vocals (6)
Michael Ruff – backing vocals (6)
John McFee – guitar (11)

Saturday 3/12/22 9am ET: Feature LP: Huey Lewis and The News – Sports (1983)

Sports is the third album by American rock band Huey Lewis and the News, released on September 15, 1983. It reached number one on the Billboard 200 on June 29, 1984, and catapulted the band to international fame. The album has been certified 7× Platinum by the RIAA. Sports was ranked number 2 on the Billboard year-end album chart for 1984 and spawned four top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Sports did very well internationally where most of its singles charted in the top 40 or above in multiple countries.

  1. “The Heart of Rock & Roll” 5:04
  2. “Heart and Soul” 4:13
  3. “Bad Is Bad” 3:48
  4. “I Want a New Drug” 4:46
  5. “Walking on a Thin Line” 5:11
  6. “Finally Found a Home” 3:43
  7. “If This Is It” 3:54
  8. “You Crack Me Up” 3:42
  9. “Honky Tonk Blues” 3:26
  10. “I Want a New Drug” 12″ 5:28

Huey Lewis – lead vocals, harmonica
Johnny Colla – guitar, saxophone, backing vocals
Chris Hayes – lead guitar, backing vocals
Mario Cipollina – bass
Bill Gibson – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Sean Hopper – keyboards, backing vocals
John McFee – pedal steel guitar on “Honky Tonk Blues”

Tuesday 9/7/21 12am ET: Feature LP: Huey Lewis and The News – Fore! (1986)

Fore! is the fourth studio album by American rock band Huey Lewis and the News, released in 1986.

“Jacob’s Ladder” – 3:33
“Stuck with You” – 4:29
“Whole Lotta Lovin'” – 3:30
“Doing It All for My Baby” – 3:39
“Hip to Be Square” – 4:05
“I Know What I Like” – 3:59
“I Never Walk Alone” – 3:44
“Forest for the Trees” – 3:28
“Naturally” – 2:52
“Simple as That” – 4:27
“Hip to Be Square 12” – 5:55
“Power of Love” – 3:47
“Power of Love 12” – 7:02

Huey Lewis – harmonica, vocals
Mario Cipollina – bass
Johnny Colla – guitar, saxophone, backing vocals
Bill Gibson – percussion, drums, backing vocals
Chris Hayes – guitar, backing vocals
Sean Hopper – keyboards, backing vocals

Monday 11/23/2020 7pm ET: Feature LP: Huey Lewis and The News – Fore! (1986)

Fore! is the fourth studio album by American rock band Huey Lewis and the News, released in 1986.

“Jacob’s Ladder” – 3:33
“Stuck with You” – 4:29
“Whole Lotta Lovin'” – 3:30
“Doing It All for My Baby” – 3:39
“Hip to Be Square” – 4:05
“I Know What I Like” – 3:59
“I Never Walk Alone” – 3:44
“Forest for the Trees” – 3:28
“Naturally” – 2:52
“Simple as That” – 4:27
“Hip to Be Square 12” – 5:55
“Power of Love” – 3:47
“Power of Love 12” – 7:02

Huey Lewis – harmonica, vocals
Mario Cipollina – bass
Johnny Colla – guitar, saxophone, backing vocals
Bill Gibson – percussion, drums, backing vocals
Chris Hayes – guitar, backing vocals
Sean Hopper – keyboards, backing vocals

Friday 7/3/2020 12pm ET: Feature Artist: Huey Lewis and The News

Huey Lewis and the News is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980s and early 1990s, eventually achieving 19 top ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary, and Mainstream Rock charts.

Their most successful album, Sports, was released in 1983. The album, along with its videos being featured on MTV, catapulted the group to worldwide fame. Their popularity expanded when the song “The Power of Love” was featured in the 1985 film Back to the Future. “The Power of Love” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Tuesday 4pm ET: Sounds of The 80s

This week on the Sounds of The 80s we feature music from:  Tom Petty, Steely Dan, Toto, Huey Lewis and The News, Steve Perry, Styx, Billy Idol, Stars On 45, Traveling Wilburys, Michael Jackson, George Harrison and many more . . .

Tuesday 4pm: Sounds of The 80s

This week on Sounds of The 80s we feature music from:  Anita Baker, Hooters, Bangles, Rolling Stones, Genesis, Danny Wilson, Gordon Lightfoot, Huey Lewis and The News, Jacksons, Warren Zevon, Sheena Easton and much more. . . 

Tuesday 2pm: Sounds of The 80s

This week we feature music from:  Journey, Stray Cats, Juice Newton, Planet P Project, Peter Tosh, Elton John, Dicks, Toto, Huey Lewis and The News, Stevie Nicks, .38 Special, Lionel Richie, Robert Palmer and more . .  .

Tuesday 2pm: Sounds of The 80’s

This week we feature extended remix versions of eighties hits from Donna Summer, Peter Wolf, Paul Abdul, Brothers Johnson, Madonna, Diana Ross, Huey Lewis and The News, Duran Duran, Flaco and more more more